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What Happened When I Took Mindy Kaling’s Advice

I have been reading to my son since the day he was born. I remember he would look up at me, only a few days old, eyes-wide, listening to the words so intently. He has heard stories from me, his father, his grandparents, his loving uncles, and so many more. No matter what the activity or tantrum, all would come to a halt for story time.

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New Book Publisher Tries to Fill the Large Gap of Missing Children’s Books for Hindus and Other Indian Groups

Meet ‘Bharat Babies’the new small publisher trying to tackle the gap of diverse children’s books, mainly for India’s religious and cultural groups. Currently, Bharat Babies has produced a total of 4 books catered to Hindu, Muslim and non-religious Indian kids. Their books are broken down by 3 development levels ranging from 0 to 24 months all the way lower elementary grades.

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Indian American Kids Learn Indian Culture from ‘Bharat Babies’ Storybooks

This year, Bharat Babies, a publishing company whose CEO is Indian American Sailaja Joshi, hopes to put out eight cultural storybooks to be sold online and in retailers across the country, with “Hanuman and the Orange Sun” as their debut offering.

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'Bharat Babies' Brings Indian Culture to American Children

As Sailaja Joshi was preparing for the birth of her first child, she had difficulty finding the right books for her child’s first library. Recalling all the wonderful stories her mother told her as a child, lush with the colors and characters of India, she did what any expectant mother would do for her child—she started her own publishing company, Bharat Babies.

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BHARAT BABIES: HOW ONE MOM STARTED HER OWN LINE OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS

One of the greatest parts about becoming a mom is meeting and connecting with other moms in the area. I am part of some really incredible networks of local moms; these women are not only amazingly supportive and generous, but they are so unbelievably inspiring. From balancing motherhood with PhD and post-doctoral programs to starting their own businesses to running households with incredible grace and creativity, they never cease to awe me.

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